One of the most beloved camera series out there, the Canon EOS Mark 5D was due for a refresh from the previously release Mark III edition and earlier today the Mark IV version of the premium camera from Canon was announced. Canon’s 5D series of DSLRs has been hugely successful, ushering in full-frame photography to a wider audience as well as transforming the video market thanks to their Full HD video capture and the arrival of the latest version will only add to the positives, at least from a business perspective for Canon.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Detailed Features and Specification:
The new 5D Mark IV sports 3.2-inch, 1,620,000-dot rear display with touchscreen functionality, offering control over focus point selection, menu navigation and image review.
Mark IV of the EOS 5D brings afull-frame 30.4 megapixel CMOS sensor with ISO range 100–32,000; still expandable up to 50–102,400 with the inclusion of Dual Pixel Raw.Dual Pixel Raw allows for post processing of the image to adjust the plane of sharpness and resolution forward or backward in small increments.
One new group of users it will likely attract is wildlife photographers, who will benefit from the faster burst rate and improved, 61-point autofocus system that can now use every AF point on lenses with maximum apertures down to f/8.41 of those AF points are cross-type variants for even great accuracy and also 7fps shooting.
For the firsttime on a EOS 5D, Canon included 4K video recording at 30fps, while 1080p HD at 60 fps remains as a staple feature. Apart from that, Canon also offers videographersDCI cinema-type 4K (4096 x 2160 pixels) capture at 30/25/24fps as well.
5D Mark IV doesn’t look dramatically different from its predecessors, but it’s actually 60g lighter than the 5D Mark III, and adds improvements to the weather sealing benefit of the premiere range camera.
Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity provide easy sharing to compatible smart devices, select social media sites and the Canon Connect Station CS100 device and the Canon Camera Connect application for android smartphones. Built-in GPS provides geotag information including auto time syncing with Universal Time Code (UTC) via satellites.
What are the new lenses coming out with the EOS 5D Mark IV?
With the release of Canon’s new camera’s announced be the highlight of today, Canon also released two new lenses. The EF 16-35mm f/2.8L IIIfeatures an improved optical design to take advantage of the latest sensors while the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II, which will be available as the kit lens for the 5D Mark IV,features an improved 4-stop IS anti-shake system and a new video design EDM unit to provide quiet aperture adjustment during movie capture.
How much will the EOS 5D Mark IV cost?
The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR is currently scheduled to be available in early September 2016 for an estimated retail price of $3,499.00(Rs. 2,34,627) for the body only. It will also be sold as part of body-and-lens kits with the EF24-70mm f/4L lens for $4,399.00(Rs. 2,94,976), scheduled to be available early September and the EF24-105mm f/4L IS II USM lens for $4599.00(Rs. 3,08,388) which will be available in the later part of October.
Where to buy the new Canon EOS 5D Mark IV?
Set to release on the 8th of September, Amazon.com has opened pre-release orders for the product.
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